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Volume 1, Number 38
September 23, 2002

Molecular electronics
Proteomics
Cell membrane fusion
Gene therapy
Alzheimer's disease
Chronology of climate change
Cancer
Cancer immunotherapy
Black holes in old galaxies
Intermediate-mass black holes
Antimatter, CPT invariance test
Polarization in the cosmic microwave background
Extrasolar planets
Crab Nebula pulsar
Earthquake prediction
Gene control of flowering
STAT genes
RNA regulation
Quark stars
Possible interaction of gravity and electromagnetism


Molecular electronics

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - HP announces molecular electronics breakthrough

Proteomics

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Chemists Show Proteins Behave Differently Inside Cells Than They Do In Water Solutions
Background


Cell membrane fusion

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Molecular Details Of Cell Membrane Fusion Revealed
Background


Gene therapy

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Gene Therapy Gets Jumping
  2. September 17, 2002 - Gene Therapy Reverses Muscular Dystrophy In Animal Model
  3. September 18, 2002 - Gene Therapy Promising For Preventing Restenosis
  4. September 20, 2002 - Researchers Devise Novel Gene Therapy Technique
  5. September 22, 2002 - Gene therapy keeps blood flowing
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Alzheimer's-Associated Enzyme Elevated In Key Brain Areas
  2. September 19, 2002 - Alzheimer's Disease May Originate In The Brain's White Matter
  3. September 20, 2002 - Antipsychotic Drug Has Few Side Effects In Alzheimer's Patients
Background


Chronology of climate change

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Ice core reveals temperature 'seesaw'
  2. September 16, 2006 - New Findings Challenge Climatic 'See-Saw' Effect
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. September 16, 2002 - Researchers Isolate Key Part Of Cells' "Death" Signals
  2. September 16, 2002 - Researchers Identify First Genomic Blueprint Of Cancer Preventive Compound Found In Broccoli
Background


Cancer immunotherapy

References:
  1. September 17, 2002 - While Some Immune Cells Aim To Fight Cancer, Others Hold Them In Check
  2. September 19, 2002 - T-cells Take on Tumors
  3. September 20, 2002 - New Approach To Replacing Immune Cells Shrink Tumors In Patients With Melanoma
Background


Black holes in old galaxies

References:
  1. September 17, 2002 - Old galaxies have youthful shine
Background


Intermediate-mass black holes

References:
  1. September 17, 2002 - Hubble Confirms Middleweight Black Holes Exist
  2. September 17, 2002 - Even Globular Clusters Have Black Holes
  3. September 18, 2002 - Middleweight black holes are 'missing link'
  4. September 18, 2002 - Hubble Discovers Black Holes In Unexpected Places
  5. September 19, 2002 - New class of black holes
  6. September 19, 2002 - 'Missing link' black holes found
  7. September 24, 2002 - Black hole mystery uncovered
Background


Antimater, CPT invariance test

References:
  1. September 18, 2002 - Cloud of anti-atoms created
  2. September 18, 2002 - CERN Gets Antihydrogen in the Can
  3. September 18, 2002 - Cold antiatoms arrive in large numbers
  4. September 18, 2002 - Cold Anti-Hydrogen Atoms
  5. September 19, 2002 - 50,000 atoms of anti-hydrogen made
  6. September 20, 2002 - Thousands Of Cold Anti-Atoms Produced At CERN
Background


Polarization in the cosmic microwave background

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Cosmic polarisation detected from South Pole
  2. September 19, 2002 - Cosmic microwaves get polarized
  3. September 20, 2002 - The Cosmic Vibes Are Aligned
  4. September 20, 2002 - Telescope finds Big Bang evidence
  5. September 25, 2002 - Discovery Supports Astronomers' Paradoxical Views Of The Universe
  6. September 25, 2002 - Polarization in the Microwave Background
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Signs of water found on distant planets
Background


Crab Nebula pulsar

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Stunning New View of Energetic Crab Pulsar
Background


Earthquake prediction

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Popular Model of Earthquake Prediction Found Faulty
  2. September 19, 2002 - Late quake shakes prediction confidence
  3. September 19, 2002 - New Study Casts Doubt On Validity Of Standard Earthquake-Prediction Model
Background


Gene control of flowering

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Blooming gene found

STAT genes

References:
  1. September 19, 2002 - Researchers Discover Gene In Cancer-Causing "STAT" Family Encodes Two--Not One--Functional Proteins

RNA regulation

Background

References:

  1. September 19, 2002 - Researchers Identify Enzyme That Turns On RNA
Background


Quark stars

References:
  1. September 20, 2002 - Casting a Strange Glow

Possible interaction of gravity and electromagnetism

References:
  1. September 22, 2002 - Earth's magnetic field 'boosts gravity'
Background


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